In this article, we will be talking and guiding you about the process of booking railway tickets online via IRCTC app.

We will first guide you with a brief introduction to the IRCTC app and then follow up with the process of booking a railway ticket via the application.

What is IRCTC ?

It is a government cum private ruled entity that runs the railway booking system in India. The entity handles entire bookings, cancellation, and other queries regarding railways of all the customers.

It had recently launched an app and a website for the convenience of its customers of not standing in the queen and booking it ASAP through this facility.

Now, we will be taking you through the process of downloading the IRCTC app and booking a railway ticket via same.

How to Download IRCTC app?

  1. You would need to open the Play Store /App store on Android and IOS respectively, and find the IRCTC app.
  2. Click on download button and start the downloading process
  3. Now launch it and tap on the search bar to search for different route based trains across India.


That’s it from us on part of downloading the IRCTC application.

How to Book a Railway Ticket via IRCTC?

  1. As after completing the above process, you would need to open the application and search for a route.
  2. When you get trains, search for their availability and timings
  3. When all is set and is as per your preference,you can now sign up by clicking on IRCTC registration and by using your personal data , email ,and phone number
  4. Singing in would make you eligible to book tickets via IRCTC app.
  5. You can now go and click on book of your preferred train and enter payment details online ,payment options available are Jio Money, Airtel Money, Ola Money, Mobikwik, and many others.
  6. There you are after payment with your confirmed railway ticket.You can either take a print out of the ticket or use it via mobile in your rail journey.

That’s it from us on part of booking railway ticket via IRCTC App.

IRCTC now also provides cab booking and Intercity bus booking facility across India. You can also book train tickets via third party application but it would still require you to be registered on IRCTC as an Indian citizen.

Note :You would need to be an Indian citizen to register and book tickets on IRCTC app.

Final Words-

In this article, we  have talked about IRCTC App, how to download IRCTC app, and guided  you about the process of booking railway tickets online via IRCTC app.

Thank you for reading the article and let us know via comments section if we have missed out on anything.

The post is in no way sponsored by IRCTC application and it’s team.